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Category: T

TITLE CLEAR

the term that is applied to a title that is free from any objections or limitations.

TRUST EDUCATIONAL

a trust that will benefit an educational institution or whose money or property will go towards establishing one.

TRIAL AMENDMENT

the answer that a defendant files during a trial for an additional plea that has come out of the case.

TITLE DOUBTFUL

This term applies when the ownership of property is in doubt and the purchaser may find himself questioned in court.

TRIAL TERM

the term applied to the part of a court’s work that is concerned with jury trials.

TRUST VOTING

a right that is vested in one or more people to vote on behalf of shareholders to elect officers to control the activities of a corporation.

TRUST DIRECT

a clear and definite trust that differs from an implied or a constructive trust.

TRUST LEGACY

This term describes the legacy to a trustee that is to held for certain beneficiaries.

TITLE PRESUMPTIVE

the presumed ownership of property that is based on the occupancy of the property rather than the legal right to the title.

TITLE ADVERSE

the term that is applied to a title that is set up in opposition to another title.

TRUST INVOLUNTARY

This term is applied to a trust that arises from the result of a law that will enforce it being created.

TESTIMONY IMPARTIAL

the term given to evidence that does not favour either party and is offered by a disinterested party.

TITLE LEGAL

This relates to ownership of property that is seen as sufficient under the law that is different from title recognised under equity rules.

TRUE BILL

an agreement of a grand jury with a prosecuting attorney that an indictment needs to be made against the accused person. “true bill” is stamped on the document.

TERRITORIAL WATERS

the term that is applied to the seas that extend from the coast of a state that it has a jurisdiction over.